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Accurately quantifying industry resilience is essential to devising effective recovery strategies. Previous research into industry resilience has either quantified the concept with single metrics aggregated across large geographies (e.g., visitation) or used metrics comparing the relative...

Author(s)
Cazorla-Artiles, J. M.; Eugenio-Martin, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2023, 95,
Abstract

We develop a travel-cost random utility model to estimate the value of recreational ecosystem services provided by more than 170 outdoor sites located on the island of Maui (Hawaii, USA). Particular emphasis is placed on the role of coastal ecosystems by combining recent fine-scale data on coral...

Author(s)
Fezzi, C.; Ford, D. J.; Oleson, K. L. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2023, 203,
Abstract

The lockdown measures instituted during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a moment of restricted human activity and mobility that researchers have called the 'anthropause'. Along with accounts of the widespread suspension or disruption of various industries, including sport,...

Author(s)
Bustad, J. J.; Clevenger, S. M.; Rick, O. J. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2023, 42, 1, pp 85-99
Abstract

Urban parks have a fundamental role and an essential function for urban populations, both in terms of access to nature and the role they play in the quality of life. Thus, it is key to evaluate and monitor these spaces to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the offer. The literature and...

Author(s)
Ferreira, F.; Vasconcelos, L.; Ferreira, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2022, 40,
Abstract

Nautical tourism is a long established and expanding form of tourism within the wider maritime tourism industry. This study addresses the blurred boundaries of this form of tourism and proposes an original definition. Then it explores economic and management related literature via a scoping review...

Author(s)
Spinell, R.; Benevolo, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2022, 40,
Abstract

Europe is a leader in the tourism industry, with half of the world's international arrivals in 2018. Nowadays tourism activities related to the enjoyment of nature, Nature-based tourism (NBT), are amongst the main tourism markets worldwide. NBT represents both a challenge and an opportunity. In...

Author(s)
Zulian, G.; Notte, A. la
Publisher
Pensoft Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
One Ecosystem, 2022, 7, e89312,
Abstract

Climate change has led to several extreme weather events across the world. One such weather extreme is drought. Drought phenomenon has been increasing in both frequency and intensity globally of late. To this end, there has been growing concern about the impact droughts have and will have on the...

Author(s)
Dube, K.; Nhamo, G.; Chikodzi, D.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2022, 39,
Abstract

Public lakes provide a wide variety of ecosystem services. Unfortunately, because of their non-market nature, such non-commodity-specific benefits are often overlooked in policy decisions regarding resource allocation and distribution. As the water rights at the Canton Lake, Oklahoma, USA belong to ...

Author(s)
Frakes, A.; Joshi, O.; Poudyal, N. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2022, 39,
Abstract

Understanding the economic value of marine sanctuaries such as the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) is important to justify public and private investments and to provide information to support management activities and understand their role in the nation's blue economy. Very few...

Author(s)
Gazal, K.; Andrew, R.; Burns, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Water, 2022, 14, 2,
Abstract

Kentucky's Red River Gorge is a popular rock climbing destination located amid longstanding poverty in America's Central Appalachian region. Climbing represents an important part of the outdoor recreation economy and may provide one alternative to mono-economic extractive industry dependency in...

Author(s)
Maples, J. N.; Bradley, M. J.
Publisher
Science Impact Publishers, Mianwali, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Economic Impact, 2021, 3, 3, pp 186-195

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